Kick-Off Days
The Orientation Programme for International Students

In the beginning of every semester, the International Student Services (ISS) organises an orientation programme called the "Kick-Off Days". They are designed to help make the transition into life in Germany and your studies at TU Darmstadt as smooth as possible.

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Fatma, DAAD-Prize Winner of 2021, welcomes our new international students.

Kick-Off Days Winter Semester 2023/24

The Kick-Off Days will take place in October.

Kick-Off Day 1: Welcome International Students

Wednesday, 04 October 2023
10:00 h (CET) hybrid, you will receive the link via e-mail Altes Hauptgebäude, S1|03 Room 123, Hochschulstrasse 1, Darmstadt

Kick-Off Day 2: Online Info Events

Thursday, 05 October 2023
13:00 – 15:00 h (CET) ISS Info Session & Student Panel online, you will receive the link via e-mail
16:00 – 18:00 h (CET) Money, Money, Money with STWDA (in English) Registration with STWDA needed ()

Freshers' Welcome Ceremony

Wednesday, 11 October 2023
more details to follow

Social and Cultural Events

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TUtor International

TUtor International is an intercultural team at ISS that aims to assist international students by offering support in many different areas and by hosting exciting social, cultural and academic events.

TUtor International Website

TUtor on Instagram

TUtor on Facebook

TUtor on Telegram: Info Channel and Lounge

ESN Darmstadt

ESN Darmstadt (Erasmus Student Network) represents international students and offers fun events in order to provide opportunities for cultural understanding and self-development.

ESN Website

ESN on Instagram

ESN on Facebook

ITT – Intercultural Tutors Team

ITT's members are students from Darmstadt. They offer help to international students and organise great activities such as workshops, cultural events and much more.

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ITT website

ITT on Facebook

Unisportzentrum (USZ)

The University Sports Centre (USZ) aims to promote active participation in sport and physical activity throughout the University and to provide students and employees with a healthy counterbalance to their studies and working lives. Check out their offers!

Unisportzentrum offers

Check out the other TU student-led groups as well. Sports, arts, technology – there is something for everyone.

to student-led groups

Get ready for your first semester!

Guided Campus Tour

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